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Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Quickfire: Daniel Bachman

Finger-picking guitarist, audio collagist and folk scholar talks Amish hoedowns, Mortal Kombat and some mind-blowing albums

Sunday, January 29, 2023

Spotlight: Gaye Su Akyol

Turkish singer Gaye Su Akyol talks about her captivating fourth album which explores the perimeters of space and individual creativity

Monday, January 23, 2023

Quickfire: Raül Refree

Innovative Spanish record producer, musician and composer talks favourite albums, extreme sleep patterns and Tony Allen’s trans-dimensional life force

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Spotlight: Jerusalem Orchestra East & West

Tom Cohen, conductor of the Jerusalem Orchestra East & West, previews the collective’s forthcoming performance at the Barbican with Moroccan multi-instrumentalist Mehdi Nassouli

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Quickfire: George Telek

One of Papua New Guinea’s most celebrated singer-songwriters talks secret society survival strategies, and hypes up some of his region’s most essential artists and albums

Monday, January 9, 2023

The Unthanks: Beginner's Guide

Tim Cumming assembles an anatomy of melancholia as he speaks to Tyne and Wear’s finest folk-singing sisters about their career and catalogue

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

The great musical genres of the 20th and 21st centuries

The music of the world has been constantly shaped by its wider contexts – from politics to economics and social movements. Here Chris Moss selects the most important genres to have been born across the last 100-plus years

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